George Edward RUSHBY MM

RUSHBY, George Edward

Service Number: 2521
Enlisted: 26 May 1915, Perth, Western Australia
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 16th Infantry Battalion (WW1)
Born: South Fremantle, Western Australia, 1894
Home Town: Fremantle, Fremantle, Western Australia
Schooling: Beaconsfield State School
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Died of wounds, France, 4 July 1918
Cemetery: Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery
Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Fremantle Fallen Sailors & Soldiers Memorial
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World War 1 Service

26 May 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 2521, Perth, Western Australia
18 Jun 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 2521, 16th Infantry Battalion (WW1), Enlistment/Embarkation WW1, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '12' embarkation_place: Fremantle embarkation_ship: HMAT Chilka embarkation_ship_number: A51 public_note: ''
18 Jun 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 2521, 16th Infantry Battalion (WW1), HMAT Chilka, Fremantle
16 Aug 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, 2521, 16th Infantry Battalion (WW1), ANZAC / Gallipoli, GSW (shoulder and neck)
26 Sep 1917: Honoured Military Medal, Polygon Wood, For valour and devotion to duty
4 Jul 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, 2521, 16th Infantry Battalion (WW1), Le Hamel - Blueprint for Victory, --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 2521 awm_unit: 16 Battalion awm_rank: Corporal awm_died_date: 1918-07-04

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